He was a Congregationalist minister. Elizabeth Quincy, bornBraintree, Massachusetts, diedWeymouth, Massachusetts; married in Quincy was also Speaker of the Massachusetts Assembly, a post he held for 40 years until his death at age One of her great-great-great-great grandmothers came from a Welsh family.
Interest groups, nongovernmental organizations NGOsreligious groups, and labour unions trade unions cultivate the formation and spread of public opinion on issues of concern to their constituencies. These groups may be concerned with political, economic, or ideological issues, and most work through the… Definition As defined above, an interest group is usually a formally organized association that seeks to influence public policy.
One problem with such a narrow definition is that many formally organized entities are not private. The most important lobbying forces in any society are the various entities of government: Another reason to opt for a broad definition is that in all societies there are many informal groups that are, in effect, interest groups but would not be covered by the narrower definition.
For example, in all political systems there are influential groups of political and professional elites that may not be recognized as formal groups but are nonetheless crucial in informally influencing public policy.
Some interest groups consist of individuals such as ranchers or fruit growers who may form farm commodity organizations. In other instances, an interest group consists not of individuals but of organizations or businesses, such as the Histadrut General Federation of Labour in Israel and the Andean-Amazon Working Group, which includes environmental and indigenous organizations in several South American countries.
These types of organizations are called peak associations, as they are, in effect, the major groups in their area of interest in a country.
The term interest rather than interest group is often used to denote broad or less-formalized political constituenciessuch as the agricultural interest and the environmental interest—segments of society that may include many formal interest groups.
Similarly, interest is often used when considering government entities working to influence other governments e. In authoritarian and developing societies, where formal interest groups are restricted or not as well developed, interest is often used to designate broader groupings such as government elites and tribal leaders.
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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES. CITY OF WILLIAMSPORT AND BOROUGH OF SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT.
WILLIAM F. PACKER was born April 2, , in Centre county, Pennsylvania, son of James and Charity (Bye) Packer, natives of Chester and Bucks county, respectively. At the age of thirteen years he began learning the printer’s trade in the office of the Public Inquirer at Sunbury.
This guide stresses the systematic causal analysis of gender inequality. The analytical questions raised and the readings listed consider why and how gender inequality arises, varies across and within societies, persists over generations, produces conformity by individuals and institutions, resists change, and sometimes changes dramatically.
Caldwell, Leon D., Abigail A. Sewell, Nieika Parks, and Ivory A.
Toldson. “Before the Bell Rings: Implementing Coordinated School Health Models to Influence the Academic Achievement of African American Males.” Journal of Negro Education: Special Issue on Academic Success of School-Age Black Males 78(3) Sewell, Abigail A.
Although Abigail Adams was later known for advocating an education in the public schools for girls that was equal to that given to boys, she herself had no formal education.
She was taught to read and write at home, and given access to the extensive libraries of her father and maternal grandfather, taking a special interest in philosophy.